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Stella E. is 36 years old and married with 2 children. She lives in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Stella sells drinks and foodstuffs. She also needs a generator to assist her when there is no electricity supply. She needs the loan amount of N50,000 to purchase more drinks, provisions, and foodstuffs and also a generator. She says thank you.

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Important Information

The Kiva Field Partner in Nigeria who administers this loan is called the Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO). Kiva’s Staff wants to call your attention to the fact that LAPO is the subject of controversy. While all Kiva Field Partners charge an interest rate on loans to sustainably operate, LAPO’s interest rates (see their “Portfolio Yield”) and profitability (see their “Return on Assets”) are amongst the highest on Kiva. Kiva’s Staff encourages you to learn more about this Nigerian Field Partner before making this loan.

About Nigeria

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 213
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    Nigeria Loans Fundraising
  • $6,543,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 132.6
    Nigeria Nairas (NGN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Stella to purchase more drinks, foodstuffs, provisions and a generator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2008
Dec 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009